The INSIDER Summary:
From underground lagering cellars in the 1800s to newly-opened beer museums, the history of breweries in the US is almost as rich as an ice-cold glass of the stuff.
Infogroup ranked US cities of over 1 million people based on their concentration of beer and wine businesses per 10,000 residents. Here are 10 cities where the tap never runs dry.
The Milwaukee Brewers baseball team plays in Miller Park. Need we say more? Milwaukee is also home to some of the largest brewers in the country, such as Schlitz, Miller and Pabst.
Cincinnati was literally built on beer in the mid-1800’s, when breweries dug lagering cellars and tunnels underground.
San Diego is big on beer, as proven by the San Diego Beer Week, which includes events like beer train trolley tours and a rare beer breakfast.
The Raleigh Beer Garden offers over 350 beers on tap, and is just one example of the city’s exploding beer scene.
USA TODAY named Grand Rapids the Best Beer Town in 2014. Check out Founders, Grand Rapids Brewing Co. and Brewery Vivant while you’re there.
The Denver Beer Triangle in the Rocky Mountain Front Range between Boulder, Fort Collins and Denver contains over 72 breweries.
Portland, Oregon, has the most breweries and independent microbreweries of any city in the world.